Category Archives: Neighborhoods

Jeff Park housing group pushes for zoning proposal at Higgins-Cumberland

by BRIAN NADIG The City Council Zoning Committee at its Sept. 11 meeting deferred action on a 297-unit housing complex near Higgins and Cumberland avenues, while the Zoning Board of Appeals could

Ald. Arena has alleged ‘racist’ postings by police regarding housing plan sent to Anti-Defamation League

by BRIAN NADIG Alderman John Arena’s office turned over copies of alleged racist remarks that police officers reportedly made on social media Web sites about the proposed housing development at 5150 N.

Townhouses planned on site of former Mike’s Flower Shop

by BRIAN NADIG Four townhouses are planned for the former Mike’s Flower Shop at the northwest corner of Milwaukee Avenue and Imlay Street. A permit to demolish the former flower shop building

Bike lane installed on Milwaukee

by BRIAN NADIG A lane of northbound traffic on Milwaukee Avenue was removed last week to allow for a dedicated bike lane that was installed as part of a block-long "road diet"

Residents to sit in metered parking spaces to promote pedestrian uses

by BRIAN NADIG A group of residents plan to sit down in metered parking spaces on Friday, Sept. 15, in Jefferson Park as part of a global event to promote how much

Yeast lab for brews expanding to larger facility on Montrose

by BRIAN NADIG A local manufacturer of yeast for commercial and home brewers is relocating to a larger building near its existing 3,700-squre-foot facility at Montrose and Knox avenues. For 4 years